Views of Brisbane – part 3

My girls asked to see some photos of the places I’ve been visiting – here you are girls!

Entrance to the Old Botanical Gardens…

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View of the old Botanical Gardens, love the tree on the right.

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Brisbane River, last year this area was all under water from flooding.

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There are lots of bridges because the river winds throughout the city…

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Old Customs house…

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Beautiful old memorial….

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Across the street from the old memorial was this stunning contemporary building.

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VERY cool tree – sorry for the blurry car shot.

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Old Regents theater, used to be Her Majesty’s Theater. Katie used to go to the ballet here when she was young.

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It is winter here. I have been wearing short sleeved shirts and there are flowers blooming; this is my kind of winter!

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Very contemporary new facade at Wintergarden shopping center in downtown Brisbane.

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Brisbane City Hall

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While walking around the mall in downtown Brisbane, I suddenly heard American sports caster voices – I turned around and there was a baseball game on the big screen. (Unfortunately it wasn’t the Tigers.)

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Poinsettia¬†tree here in bloom, yes – TREE …

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More soon!!!

Bookshops and Views of Brisbane

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After a day of relaxing and recovering from jet lag (which isn’t completely gone), Thursday, my dear friend Katie drove me around Brisbane a bit. We started by visiting Mt. Cootha – and the views were absolutely stunning. (Notice Mimis … Continue reading